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Pecan Oven-Fried Fryer Recipe

This recipe combines two Southern classics—chicken and pecans. Although this chicken is baked in the oven, the rich nutty mixture gives it a fabulous fried flair.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:4 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups buttermilk baking mix
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (3-1/2 to 4 pounds), cut up
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted


  • 1. In a shallow bowl or large resealable plastic bag, combine baking mix, pecans, paprika, salt, pepper and poultry seasoning. Dip chicken pieces in milk, then coat generously with pecan mixture.
  • 2. Place in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Drizzle with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour or until juices run clear. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

14 ounce-weight: 1020 calories, 73g fat (26g saturated fat), 226mg cholesterol, 1849mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 57g protein.

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dancingfool User ID: 7427237 224616
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2015

"We both enjoyed this but thought to use less baking mix next time."

gunslinger User ID: 544392 13779
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2014

"Delicious! I have been trying to switch to baked chicken instead of fried and this recipe was moist with a nice crust."

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